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Director of Finance

Company: Planet Professional
Location: Brookline
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: BH472067 Category: Finance Director Specialty: Accounting & Finance Director of Finance RESPONSIBILITIES Oversee and lead annual budget planning process in conjunction with the Executive Director and the agency's Finance Committee; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes; and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization's financial status. Implement a robust contracts management and financial management/reporting system; ensure that staff adhere to the contract billing and collection schedule and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements. Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; collate financial reporting materials for all donors, and oversee all financial, project/program, and grants accounting. Prepare materials and effectively communicate critical financial matters to be presented to the Finance Committee, Executive Committee, and governing Council. Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the Finance Committee on the audit process; assess and implement any necessary changes resulting from audit. Ensurecontinuous compliance with all statutory, regulatory, banking, tax, and other external and internal operating, reporting, and record keeping requirements. Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting. Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the organization's overall financial policy and procedure manual. Oversee and improve administrative and operational accounting procedures, such as, grants payment processing, payroll, accounts payable, and purchasing, with particular attention to modernizing such procedures to an increasingly on-line and electronic environment. QUALIFICATIONS Candidates for this position should have a Bachelor's degree in a relevant area and at least 5 to 7 years of financial experience with at least 2 of those years in a supervisory role, including experience in public or non-profit finance. MBA preferred, but not required. Successful candidates for this position will demonstrate all or most of the following: Experience with grants management, including issuing grants as well as reporting to funders on use of grants. Demonstrated track record leading financial reporting and audits for either a division or significant program area with public agencies or non-profit organizations. Experience managing overhead expenses, indirect cost rates, and fringe rates required for federal grants. Demonstrated ability to be entrepreneurial and a self-starter. Detailed knowledge of GAAP principles, rules, and regulations. Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks based on both importance and urgency; comfortable working in time-sensitive and rapidly evolving situations. Mature judgment and discretion in keeping sensitive information confidential. Strategic thinker, data-driven, and analytical in approach to solving problems. Technology-savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; knowledge of accounting and reporting software; knowledge of Deltek Vision a plus . Excellent verbal and written communication and experience communicating key financial data effectively, including presentations to senior management, board members, or outside partners. Proven ability managing and mentoring staff; ability to build relationships, collaborate, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. Ability to work as part of a diverse, experienced, cross-functional team. #Professional The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Type: Direct Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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